Decarboxylative Aldol Reactions of Allyl β-Keto Esters via Heterobimetallic Catalysis
Sha Lou, John A. Westbrook and Scott E. Schaus*
*Department of Chemistry, Metcalf Center for Science and Engineering, Boston University, 590 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, Email: seschausbu.edu
S. Lou, J. A. Westbrook, S. E. Schaus, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 11440-11441.
DOI: 10.1021/ja045981k (free Supporting Information)
Mild and selective heterobimetallic-catalyzed decarboxylative aldol reactions of allyl β-keto esters with aldehydes are promoted by Pd(0)- and Yb(III)-DIOP complexes at room temperature. The optimized reaction conditions require the addition of both metals.
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